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Emirates announces flights to 10 new cities; offers connections via Dubai to 40 destinations

Emirates announces flights to 10 new cities; offers connections via Dubai to 40 destinations

The carrier will add frequencies on 14 existing routes in July

Dubai carrier Emirates  will offer scheduled passenger flights for travellers in 10 more cities, it announced on June 18.

The new destinations include: Colombo (from June 20), Sialkot (from June 24), Istanbul (from June 25); Auckland, Beirut, Brussels, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City ( from July 1); and Barcelona and Washington DC (from July 15).

Meanwhile, Emirates’ flights from Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Pakistan, will only carry outbound passengers to the UAE and onward destinations.

This will scale the total number of Emirates’ destinations for travellers to 40.

Adnan Kazim, Emirates’ chief commercial officer said: “Thanks to the UAE authorities’ support and partnership, Emirates has been able to provide smooth and safe journeys for those who need to travel, and we look forward adding flights to more destinations in the coming weeks. The UAE government’s recent announcement to ease travel for UAE citizens and residents show the thorough approach that our country is taking with regards to resuming economic activities, and as we gradually return to regular services, Emirates’ number one priority will always be the health and safety of our customers, our crew and our communities.”

Additionally, Emirates will add flight frequencies to the following 14 cities in July: London (Heathrow), Manchester, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich, Madrid, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, New York (JFK), Toronto, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Customers can book to fly between destinations in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Europe or the Americas, with a connection in Dubai, as long as they meet travel and immigration entry requirements of their destination country.

The flights can be booked via the airline’s website or travel agents.

In light of the pandemic, the airline has implemented a set of measures to ensure safety on the ground and in the air, including the distribution of complimentary hygiene kits containing masks, gloves, hand sanitiser and antibacterial wipes to all passengers.

Read: Emirates steps up safety standards as scheduled passenger flights resume

As travel restrictions remain in place, only passengers who comply with the eligibility and entry criteria requirements of their destination countries will be accepted on flights. Meanwhile, residents returning to the UAE can check the latest requirements on the airline’s website.

The airline’s COO had previously told local media that it aims to serve 50 destinations in June.

Read more: Dubai’s Emirates to expand its network to 50 destinations in June

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